Editorial Design: Creating a document that speaks to readers

Steph F. ~ A Brand Apart Design, Freelance Designer & Coffee Guzzler

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10 Videos (21m)
    • Editorial Design Intro

      1:10
    • Chp1 - What's Out There Now

      1:35
    • Chp2 - Grids & Guides

      3:22
    • Chp2b - Drawing Grids Over Magazines

      2:41
    • Chp3 - Getting Started

      3:09
    • Chp4a - My Process: Moodboard

      1:22
    • Chp4b - My Process: Setting Up the Document

      1:07
    • Chp4 - My Process: Timelapse

      3:25
    • Chp4d - My Process: The FInal Document

      2:08
    • Chp5 - Your Project!

      0:41
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About This Class

A lot of classes dealing with designing magazines or documents focus on the software - InDesign, etc. - and not so much on how to actually design a layout and aesthetic for your particular purpose.

My class will deal more with the actual design, covering basics like mood boards, showing examples of grids and designs form existing magazines, and then going through a time lapse of me designing a promotional booklet from scratch during a timelapse.

This course will be target towards those looking to work on
- lifestyle magazines
- corporate documents
- product catalogues
- menus
- portfolios
or any type of document, as they really follow similar foundational aspects before branching off into their own realm.

** This is my first class, so any comments or feedback on how to improve for my next one would be greatly appreciated! ** :)

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Steph F. ~ A Brand Apart Design

Freelance Designer & Coffee Guzzler

After graduating from traditional animation and working in the industry for several years, I opted to leave the corporate studios behind and began working as a freelance graphic designer, specializing in package design and branding. Since then, A Brand Apart has grown to include promotion design, photography, web design and SEO, and custom illustrated projects (which are completed under the name Forty Weight Design). 

During animation school, I started my own greeting card company...

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